Mr Koti Jacob Dikobo

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Koti Jacob Dikobo

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  • Textbooks Not Delivered To Some Limpopo Schools (Member's Statement) 13 Mar 2014

    Hon Speaker, we are approaching the end of the first term of the academic year and some schools in Limpopo are still waiting for books to be delivered. The Department of Basic Education issued media statements and even reported to the portfolio committee that books had been delivered.

    I was ...

  • Land Audit Report (Statement By The Acting Minister Of Rural Development And Land Reform) 13 Mar 2014

    Hon Deputy Speaker, hon members and guests in the gallery, land was the primary reason our people waged the liberation struggle. The struggle was a direct response to decades of land dispossession and conquest, where people were forcefully removed from their ancestral land. The so-called land reform was meant to ...

  • Farewell Speeches 13 Mar 2014

    Hon Speaker, hon members, guests in the gallery, I came to Parliament in the middle of 2010, following the retirement of the hon Dr Mosibudi Mangena. By the time I arrived, other members had been here for more than a year. Comrade Mangena did his best to show me around ...

  • Tribute In Honour Of The First Democratically Elected President Of The Republic Of South Africa, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela 9 Dec 2013

    Hon Speaker, hon Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces, Your Excellency Deputy President Motlanthe, the family of President Mandela, hon members, hon guests and the nation in mourning, I could not find an expression apt enough to explain the passing on of former President Mandela, but there is a ...

  • Employment Services Bill (Second Reading Debate) 12 Nov 2013

    Hon Speaker, hon Deputy President, hon members, there is a belief in certain circles that if you change the name of something very bad, it will cease to be bad. The notorious labour brokers are now euphemistically being referred to as "employment agencies". Labour brokers or private agencies do not ...

  • 1980) In A Democratic South Africa (Subject For Discussion) 8 Nov 2013

    Hon Speaker and hon members, it is difficult for me to conceive of a situation in a country where there are no places that are protected, or a situation where everybody can go anywhere.

    Azapo is in full support of transparency, but we do not believe that transparency should be ...

  • Employment Equity Amendment Bill (Second Reading Debate) 24 Oct 2013

    Hon Deputy Speaker, hon Deputy President, hon members, the Employment Equity Act came into effect in 1998. The purpose of the Act was to address the imbalances of the past and to assist people who were put at a disadvantage by laws and past practices: black people and women.

    Analysts ...

  • South African Language Practitioners' Council Bill (Second Reading Debate) 24 Oct 2013

    Hon Deputy Speaker, hon Deputy President, hon members, theoretically and on paper, all South Africans have the right to use the official language of their choice, but this right applies only to those who speak one of the 11 official languages.

    This House cannot and must not close its eyes ...

  • Hiv/Aids And Tb (Statement) 22 Oct 2013

    Hon Deputy Speaker, hon Deputy President, hon members, Azapo welcomes the launch of the HIV Counselling and Testing, HCT, campaign in Parliament. HIV/Aids and noncommunicable diseases are the biggest threat to human development. While countries, including South Africa, invest a lot of money in human resource development, HIV/Aids ...

  • Good Wishes For End-Of-Year Examinations (Member's Statement) 22 Oct 2013

    Mr Speaker, over the next few days learners from public and independent schools in South Africa will be sitting for their end-of-year examinations. On behalf of Azapo, I wish all those learners well. We also call upon learners to refrain from doing things that will put their future in jeopardy ...